|20201024||20201023 (R2)||Dermot O'Leary, at home in London, links up with his hero Bruce Springsteen, on his farm in New Jersey, to chat about his new album Letter To You - plus some classic tracks picked by Dermot. |
It's The Boss's 20th studio album. 'Letter to You' includes nine recently written Springsteen songs as well as new recordings of three of his legendary, but previously unreleased 1970's compositions, 'Janey Needs a Shooter,' 'If I Was the Priest' and 'Song for Orphans.'
'Letter To You' is Springsteen's first performance with the E Street Band since 'The River' 2016 tour, which was named the year's top global tour by both Billboard and Pollstar.
Bruce Springsteen’s recording career spans over 40 years, beginning with 1973's ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ’ (Columbia Records). He has garnered 20 Grammys, won an Oscar and a Tony, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received a Kennedy Center Honour and was MusiCares’ 2013 Person of the Year. Springsteen’s memoir ‘Born to Run’ and its companion album ‘Chapter and Verse’ were released in September 2016 and he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2016. His historic 236-show run of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ at Jujamcyn’s Walter Kerr Theatre from October 2017 to December 2018 also yielded an accompanying soundtrack album and Netflix special. In 2019, Springsteen released 'Western Stars,' his first studio album in five years, and together with longtime collaborator Thom Zimny he co-directed ‘Western Stars,’ a feature film released through Warner Bros
Dermot O'Leary links up with his hero Bruce Springsteen to chat about his new album